“It seems to me the whole industry is making it up as they go along,? says Scott Wolf, Director of Research and CEO of Grace Century. ?In an extremely complicated industry, it seems simple. The desired outcome is a secure universal exchange of information on patients records. Instead, what we are seeing is a bowl … Continue reading Stage 3 MU – a continuous bowl of spaghetti?
News related to the wider world of biotechnology and healthcare developments and the adjoining investment landscape, with Grace Century’s expert views and opinions.
Data mining, diagnostics, and information will be the key to empower individuals in the management and ultimate improvement of their own health.? says Grace Century?s CEO, Scott Wolf. ?Like Star Trek, ‘if we can imagine it, we can make it happen.’? How I Did It: Scanadu Watch as Walter De Brouwer, founder and CEO of … Continue reading Scanadu provides a data mining opportunity for personal healthcare management
Scott Wolf, Grace Century?s CEO, commented on the recent shutdown of Boston Children?s Hospital EMR, “This is exactly why the only answer, like our project with The Quantum Group, is cloud-based EMR. It just doesn?t make any sense to do it any other way?not economically, functionality, or in efficiency.”
“This news story is exactly why we wanted to be involved in this space,” Grace Century CEO, Scott Wolf commented. “The one thing that all researchers know is that the younger the cells, the better, hence why we have invested in Provia Labs’ Store-A-Tooth–one of the most respected dental stem cell bio-banks in the industry.” … Continue reading Investing in one of the most respected dental stem cell bio-banks in the industry
“We are seeing a convergence of demographics and need with the industry listening,” Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century said recently–commenting on the surge of wearable teleheath devices on the market, especially in Grace Century’s GCC region. ?It is proven that the more you empower an individual to manage his or her own well-being, the … Continue reading Taking control over diabetes and heart disease with telehealth devices
?This report highlights why Grace Century?s portfolio projects are 100% in healthcare and life sciences,? explains Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. “The sector (life sciences) is not only where the future of healthcare is, but it has also proven to be immune from economic cycles such as recession, and volatility in financial markets.”
If you think about it, ‘Back to the Future’ would be the appropriate title for telemedicine,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. “Just like the old days, when a doctor made house calls at a fraction of the cost. This is why our portfolio project, the PWeR platform, with The Quantum Group has made … Continue reading “Back to the Future” – an appropriate title for telemedicine
This article (below) demonstrates what happens when government tries to force down someone?s proverbial throat,? says Scott Wolf, CEO and Director of Research for Grace Century. “Change is hard for any industry, especially the size and importance of the U.S. healthcare industry, but when there are products on the market which are not true solutions, … Continue reading Feds ease up on the meaningful use electronic health records (EHR) program
?In an effort to remain the leader in health and innovative breakthroughs, President Obama announced a pioneer announcement for analyzing DNA last week,” says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. ?All can say is that this is a perfect premise for a science fiction movie!” WASHINGTON (January 31, 2015 – The Gulf Today)— The United … Continue reading U.S. officials hope genetic data from thousands of participants in ongoing studies
?PURE? STEM CELLS LET MICE FIGHT OFF HIV ?Again, it’s good to be a mouse,? says Scott Wolf, Director of Research and CEO of Grace Century. ?Science is starting to unravel the mysteries using stem cells and gene therapies… they are using a regenerative medicine approach to fight the diseases of our world. We’re actually … Continue reading Science is starting to unravel the mysteries using stem cells and gene therapies
If EHR is to live up to its promise of truly improving healthcare AND reducing costs, one of the most obvious areas that must be addressed is end of life directives. As described in the commentary below (Politico article), this area of healthcare is still an unaddressed hurdle for the EHR industry,? says Scott Wolf, … Continue reading Electronic health records and end-of-life directives – an unaddressed hurdle
The world is travelling faster than ever before,” comments Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. “As we read in the article below, the applications are endless for the convergence of technology and information systems with regard to healthcare.” “Even this week, the outbreak of influenza in the U.S. has doctors seeing patients over Skype, versus … Continue reading Google Glass and other technologies will continue to enhance healthcare services
Electronic Medical Records will be ground zero for the fight of future disease outbreaks, like Ebola,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. ?Data mining, as well as managing a patients wellness, is the cornerstone of any successful EMR platform.”
Regarding this last week’s article in Forbes, by Peter Ubel (The Age of Electronic Medical Records Is Upon Us), I don?t believe 90% of what was quoted in this article,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. “I don’t believe that the 37% meet all requirements! So that means if these numbers are correct, the … Continue reading The “NEW” Age Of Electronic Medical Records …still a very new industry
I don?t believe there is a direct trade-off and correlation as it is described in this article and how it relates to gold and the world equity markets,” says Scott Wolf, CEO and Director of Research for Grace Century – a private equity consultancy and international research firm located outside of Dubai, UAE. “Money will … Continue reading Gold is perceived as a store-house of wealth. It has an emotional factor…
Innovation keeps marching forward with the development of a windowless plane,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. ?I’m sure most people have an initial pushback on this, regardless of the claim of lower fuel costs, safer planes, less environmental footprint, etc. People probably had the same first impression with the original airplanes as well!”
More incredible news for the stem cell industry! Scientists develop cancer-fighting stem cells in lab Scientists develop cancer-killing stem cells in lab. PressTV.com – Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:19AM GMT Researchers have developed a breakthrough method of turning stem cells into attackers to target and fight brain tumors. >>Read the story here.
The biggest scam ever played is about to be revisited,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century.“You had paper shoved down every investor?s throat for years, the world goes to the edge of the financial cliff and 6 years later, the memories are gone. It’s like it never happened. Look at what they are about … Continue reading New US Federal Housing Agency rules – it’s getting easier to get a loan… again
As discussed, it is impossible for a market to do what you think (it should do) if everybody is on the same side,? Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, commented in relation to a recent article on 10 year Bond yields in the U.S. “If everyone is one way, that means everyone has already positioned … Continue reading It’s impossible for a market to do what you think it should do….
You can?t have a market go up when everybody bullish. Nothing like getting the doom and gloomers back in the conversation,” according to Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. “We maintain our opinion is to keep selling U.S. 10-year yields. Listen to this story [podcast], below on “buyers beware.”
Stem cells and possible treatments for diabetes have long been the focus of researchers,? says Scott Wolf, Director of Research and CEO of Grace Century. ?Once the ceiling is clearly penetrated, prepare yourself for a tsunami of advancements.” Could this stem cell breakthrough offer an end to diabetes? Expert promised his sick son he’d find … Continue reading Stem cells and possible treatments for diabetes have long been the focus of researchers
The answer is simple: Teeth! The same stem cells found in bone marrow are also found in teeth. Find out more about Store-A-Tooth – a service that lets you preserve the stem cells in you or your children’s teeth. Dental stem cells are found in any healthy tooth.
I think it is impossible to categorize any one personality type or desire when looking at what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century in Dubai. ?To run a successful start-up, from my experience , requires a menu of skill sets sprinkled with some flexibility.”
Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, points to another example of how industries are morphing and recreating through the EHR (electronic health records) replacement industry. ?We aren?t even at a point to where 50% of the providers (doctors) are signed up per the mandatory deadline of December, 2014, and we are already seeing replacement criteria … Continue reading How industries are morphing and recreating through the EHR replacement industry
?Grace Century searches the globe for opportunities, that?s how we work in our business,? says Scott Wolf, CEO. “Here’s an article from The Japan News that gives a perfect example of one industry, gowing something out of necessity, to provide for regenerative medicine coverage.”
Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century and Director of Research, has been urging all of Grace Century members to start positioning short the bonds for almost a year. Wolf provides his insight in an upcoming Investment Life magazine article, to which he is also a monthly contributor. The article below is a great example of … Continue reading Grace Century’s Scott Wolf says investors must take a longer view of market cycles
Howard Greenman, CEO of Provia Laboratories and Store-A-Tooth, talks about stem cells and regenerative medicine on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM 111. September 22, 2014
Patients are receiving jabs to heal hard-to-treat tendon injuries By ROGER DOBSON FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 18:06 EST, 22 September 2014 | UPDATED: 18:06 EST, 22 September 2014 Scientists believe stem cells will provide a more effective solution for tendon injuries Patients are receiving jabs of their own cells in an attempt to heal … Continue reading Stem cells to help heal tennis elbow anyone? Yes…
This is good common sense advice from Mr. Cuban,? according to Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. ?How many people would love to get a guaranteed 15-25% return on their money? That’s what you’re paying on your credit card, so why not pay it off? That’s the first step that must be taken before making … Continue reading Mark Cuban’s Good Common Sense Advice
?This article highlights what we have been saying all along,” Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, comments. “The existing EHR platforms are built on top of 1960?s ideas, and simply are not user-friendly. What good is an EHR platform if it creates more work, less useable data and increases costs instead of reducing??
“This article does a great job at highlighting not just the most obvious of favorable tax environment,” Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century said. “It also highlights how today?s generation are true Global Citizens. At Grace Century, we have discovered that the rich and ultra-rich stop keeping count of wealth as a barometer or a … Continue reading At some point, the rich and ultra-rich stop keeping count of wealth as a barometer
“The EHRs in the market place are not built around the problems in healthcare, but by code writers and around a set of government standards, that does not make the system any smarter,? says Scott Wolf CEO of Grace Century. “Our project, the Quantum Group, their platform solves the problems and is extremely user friendly. … Continue reading Doctors vs. Electronic Health Records
After the recent hacking scandal of so many retailers and banks, many question the integrity and safety of the ?cloud,” says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century.?This article makes a great point, that like anything else… including our finances and credit records, it is ultimately each individuals responsibility to keep vigilant on their own personal … Continue reading Are electronic health records safe? Tech is not fool proof!
According to Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, “With demographics in favor of the healthcare sector, and technology moving in favor of health related ventures, venture capitalists smell blood. The one thing they never tell you is that when it comes to a pure start-up, it is very difficult to get funding after the ‘dot-com … Continue reading Could healthcare be the next windfall for tech funds?
“There is just no way to skirt around HIPAA privacy rules,? says Scott wolf, CEO of Grace Century. ?While the mobile phone manufactuers like Apple are keen to supply you with as many health related apps as they can, regulation is the engine?s governor with regulation?s web and ‘patients? rights’ concerns.?
As new innovations, such as the 3-D printer take hold, Grace Century continues to search for the next ?big thing? in life sciences and healthcare. According to Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, “The Osteiod is exactly the kind of product that we look for to bring value to our investors in the right space. … Continue reading Medical cast using 3D printing could heal broken bones faster
According to Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, ?My university statistician professor started the very first day of class by saying ‘100% of the people who ate pickles in 1742′ died. Therefore pickles cause death.’ That comment has stuck with me over the years on just how much statistics can be manipulated to anyone?s benefit.” … Continue reading Survey showed doctors are increasing their use of electronic medical records – really?
The search for a cure and relef in all areas of healthcare will not stop any time soon… Stem cell therapy for Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) By Dr. Scott Brandt August 23, 2014, 12:39 pm
As universities and research centers around the world, continue to unravel the wonders of stem cells, we will consistently continue to read about studies and hear about promising news from many sources. We are experiencing the stem cell revolution, and the possibilities are endless. “We know one thing for sure, the younger the cells are … Continue reading Pioneering stem cell treatment could offer hope to 750,000 heart patients
Trends such as telemedicine and mobility are quickly becoming not only accepted, but demanded by both providers and users in the healthcare sector,? says Scott Wolf, Director of Research and CEO of Grace Century. According to Wolf and just as the article below articulates, Grace Century’s Quantum Group project has been incorporating the telemedicine capability … Continue reading Telemedicine and mobile healthcare trends in greater demand
One of the key benefits associated with electronic health records is data mining,? says Scott Wolf, Director of Reserach and CEO of Grace Century. Never before have we been able to gather, sort, and turn raw data into useable information in relation to healthcare. This information obviously is a key ingredient in our project, The … Continue reading Electronic Health Records and the use patients? work information to address health issues
Like bees to honey?…everybody can see the potential of health apps and smartphones,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. “We have seen this happening for years now,” according to Noel Guillama, President of The Quantum Group Inc., Grace Century’s electronic medical record project. “There are plenty of patents pending in the healthcare app space, … Continue reading Like “bees to honey”–the potential of health apps and smartphones
Hope for future treatment of thousands of stroke sufferers from stem cells Brain damage caused by strokes could be repaired thanks to a new treatment which could revolutionise the treatment for the deadly condition. This is one of the many breakthrough and promising studies being done using a person?s own stem cells. As we have … Continue reading Brain damage caused by strokes could be repaired thanks to a new stem cell treatment
For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie Pehar Borsh PR LauriePeharBorsh@LPBPR.com PR@gracecentury.com +1-8009152151×706 Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (July 29, 2014)?Grace Century, has announced that a $10M allotment in Preferred Series AA, 5% has been agreed with U.K.?s joint relationship between Pro-Activ Group and Property Accountancy & Management Ltd. to advance the EHR (electronic health record) project with … Continue reading Grace Century?s Electronic Health Records Project, The Quantum Group, Signs $10 Million Funding Agreement with U.K.?s Pro-Activ Group
NBC Nightlly News Published online: June 27, 2014 Our cells are the strongest and most adaptive when we are young.
British Dental Journal 216, 612 (2014) Published online: 13 June 2014 | doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2014.469 Stem cells from teeth can develop and form complex networks of brain-like cells, according to laboratory studies undertaken at the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Stem Cell Research. Although these cells haven’t developed into fully fledged neurons, researchers believe it’s just a … Continue reading Dental stem cells may assist stroke patients
By Laura Landro – June 9, 2014 7:02 p.m. ET More health care providers are encouraging patients to correct errors in their medical records, allowing them to view their doctors’ notes about them online, and add their own thoughts. WSJ’s Laura Landro discusses with Tanya Rivero on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty Health-care providers are giving … Continue reading Health-Care Providers Want Patients to Read Medical Records, Spot Errors
By Shuchita Kapur – Wednesday, June 04, 2014 The UAE is the most popular work destination for professionals, according to a new report by professional networking site LinkedIn, which also reveals that India is the leading provider of expat talent to the UAE. The findings are based on a global study of 300 million members … Continue reading UAE world’s top destination for professionals: LinkedIn
La Jolla, California – Monday, May 19, 2014, 10:00 Hrs [IST] Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem … Continue reading Stem cell therapy shows promise for multiple sclerosis in mouse model